[openstack-dev] [oslo] Adopt mox3

Davanum Srinivas davanum at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 09:58:44 UTC 2015


Monty had a github repo, that's where we are starting from. The idea
is to rely on our day to day tools here in the openstack ecosystem to
maintain the project. If one of the original authors shows up, we'll
see what we can do. Given that the code is Apache License 2.0, we are
ok to pick this up.

-- dims

On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 4:15 AM, Victor Stinner <vstinner at redhat.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Le 10/06/2015 22:17, Davanum Srinivas a écrit :
>> Oslo folks, everyone,
>> mox3 needs to be maintained since some of our projects use it and we
>> have it in our global requirements.
>> Here's the proposal from Doug - https://review.openstack.org/#/c/190330/
> Why not only creating a project on Github? Do we need all OpenStack tools
> for mox3? I don't expect much enhancements in the library. For me, OpenStack
> looks more restrictive than a classic Github project, it's more heavy to
> contribute (sign a CLA, use review.openstack.org, etc.).
> I prefer mock over mox, the API is very different. mock is now part of
> Python stdlib (unittest.mock since Python 3.3). In the past, I ported some
> mox tests to mock, but it takes a lot of time :-(
> https://docs.python.org/dev/library/unittest.mock.html
> Did anyone try to contact original mox authors? smiddlek is the last active
> contributor.
> I see changes in 2012 in the Subversion repository of mox, whereas the
> latest mox release was in 2010 (mox 0.5.3).
> It would be nice to merge back enhancements of mox3 (Python 3 support) into
> mox. It's annoying to have a specific project to get Python 3 support.
> mox is hosted on code.google.com which is closing!
> Victor
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